St. Francis County Community Foundation

Robin Jayroe
P. O. Box 3002
Forrest City, AR 72336
870-630-2400 or 870-261-2060

In 2001, St. Francis County Community Foundation was formed as an affiliate of Arkansas Community Foundation. Our affiliate offers opportunities for nonprofits and individuals to protect and invest their charitable dollars in the people and the causes that they care about in St. Francis County. Our mission is to engage people and connect resources that build the St. Francis County area. Contact us to learn more about how you can be a part of this important cause.

Local Board Members

  • Sharon Wilson, chair
  • Brad Beavers
  • Debbie Capps
  • Catherine Coleman
  • Jan Haven
  • Drew Higginbothum
  • Maureen McCollum
  • Abbie Robinson
  • Dwight Rutland
  • Sandy Smith
  • Stuart Towns
  • Chris Vaccaro
  • Youth Advisory Council (YAC) advisors:  Sonya Fletcher, Jamie Foust, Carla Nimocks, and Janet Peckham

Grant Opportunities

Giving Tree Grants

Grants for general charitable purposes. Nonprofits, schools, government agencies and other charitable organizations serving St. Francis County may apply. Applications are accepted January 10 - February 15 each year. Learn more >>

Science Initiative for Middle Schools (SIMS) Grants

Our SIMS program provides $500 awards to public middle school science teachers (grades 5-8) to purchase consumable science materials. Applications are accepted July 1 - October 1. Learn more >>

Our affiliate offices work locally in every corner of Arkansas. Find the affiliate near you.

Giving Locally


Phone: (501) 372-1116
Fax: (501) 372-1166
Email Us


1400 West Markham
Suite 206
Little Rock, AR 72201

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